House of Commons debates

Friday, 1 December 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Petitions

    • Untreated Sewage (Discharge)

      1 speech

      I have the honour to present to the House a petition that has been drawn up by the Torbay branch of Friends of the Earth. It has been signed by 10,374 constituents and visitors to my...

    • Deaf Television Viewers

      1 speech

      I have the honour to present a petition of 1,900 signatures on behalf of the deaf and disabled and their supporters in my Bosworth constituency, from the county of Leicestershire and elsewhere....

  • Bill Presented

    • Landlord and Tenant (Licensed Premises)

      Mr. Secretary Ridley, supported by Mr. Secretary Waddington, Mr. Secretary Patten, Mr. Gummer and Mr. Redwood, presented a Bill to repeal section 43(1)(d) of he Landlord and Tenant Act 1954; and...

    • Eastern Europe

      86 speeches

      [Relevant documents: the First Report from the Foreign Affairs Committee (House of Commons Paper No. 16 of Session 1988–89) on Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, the Observations by the...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, in relation to any Standing Committee to which the Census Order 1989 may be referred, Standing Order No. 101 (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c) shall have...

  • Liaison

    Ordered,That Sir Ian Lloyd and Mr. Timothy Raison be discharged from the Liaison Committee and Dr. Michael Clark and Mr. Malcolm Thornton be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Garet-Jones.].

  • Trust Ports

    4 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Nicholas Baker.]

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